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Rookie Race

Rookie Race - 9/7/2024


This race is for you, if you are new to racing or if you have rookie crew you want to get on the helm. What is a rookie? A skipper that needs a confidence booster before participating more in our regular regattas or Wednesday Night Racing. If you are a cruiser or club boat member and want to check out the fun, join us. If you need a little training before getting out on the water, then sign up for the Prep for the Rookie Race class on September 2nd.

This race is designed to be a fun, learning environment.
  • We will be running a short course so we can get plenty of race start and finish practices. We will have a long start/finish line and unlike a normal race will be answering questions and coaching as needed.
  • We will be running a triangle course because that lets every boat put in at least one jibe per race and keeps the downwind boats clear of the upwind boats.
  • This race will be Jib and Main only. No spinnakers.
  • We will be doing non-traditional trophies. So, no First, Second and Third. Instead, we will be handing out awards that were unused from previous regattas and other random items to reward things that happen on the water that day. So, you will still get bragging rights.
  • Pack your picnic baskets. We will sail until we get hungry, then head to the deck for a picnic after the race. What you pack is what you eat. So, pack plenty for the crew and maybe a little extra to share. (Especially if it is sweet and chocolate!)

Saturday, September 07, 2024, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Hamilton Creek Sailboat Marina
Hamilton Creek Marina Official Site
2901 Bell Road
Nashville, TN  37217

(615) 862-8472
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Fred Bartrom
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee

Percy Priest Yacht Club  .  PO Box 290485  .  Nashville, TN 37229